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MORI, Yasushi MORI, Yasushi Morihozan Kiln

Bizen Ware

SUMMARY

・Yasushi was born in the Mori family that is one of the six major kiln families in Bizen ware.
・Continuing Bizen-yaki tradition, he is working new yakishi-me with an interesting idea.
・Many students came to Morihozan pottery from across the nation and were trained to make Bizen-yaki.
・More than fifty years have passed since he started making pottery.
・He was recognized the Bizen-shi Important Intangible Cultural Asset holder by the achivement in 2013.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth
Bizen-shi, Okayama prefecture in 1947
Education
Okayama prefectural Laboratory of pottery (- 1967)
Address
710 Inbe, Bizen-shi, Okayama 705-0001 Japan
Affiliation
Japan Kogei Association
TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan
Bizenyaki Toyukai
The Toushinkai Association of Bizen Potters
Bizen Ikuto Association
Bizen-shi Intangible Cultural Asset as a holder of Bizen Ware

CAREER HISTORY

Award
The Okayama Mayor prize in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition (1967)
The Okayama prefectural Superintendent of Education prize in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition (1970)
The Encouragement prize in the China-Japan International Art Exhibition (1979, 1981,1982,1994)
The Chugoku branch Chairman of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts prize in the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts (1994, 2003)
The Kaneshige Toyo prize" in the Chugoku branch Chairman of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts (2005)
and many more
Selected
The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, The Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Kogei, TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition, The Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition and other exhibitions

Solo Exhibition

Tobu department store, Tokyo Takashimaya department store, Yokohama Tenmaya department store, Okayama, Fukuyama Sogo department store, Osaka, Chiba, Omiya Jujiya department store, Yamagata Kintetsu department store, Osaka Chichibuyao department store, Saitama Yamagataya department store, Kagoshima Minami Aoyama Green Gallery, Tokyo, San Gallery Sumie, Nagoya